Village of Prairie Grove
purchased park land adjacent to the Village Hall on
Barreville Road on January 15, 2001.
Due to funding limitations, the land has remained unimproved.
In March of 2006, the Village Board approved its current
Comprehensive Plan. One of the action items in this plan
is to develop the Village Hall Park Property.
In 2008, the
Village submitted a request for grant assistance with the help
of our Village Planners Houseal
& Lavigne Associates.
Here is a rendering of the plan that was presented at the
community workshop on June 10, 2008:
On May 11, 2009
the Village of
was officially notified that we were selected as a grant
recipient of the Department of Natural Resources Open Space
Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Grant Program!
While this is a great honor for the
Village it is also a great responsibility in that the grant
proceeds are a 50% match ($458,650 in total of which $229,325 is
the Village's match).
The Parks Committee Members are currently
assisting the Village with fundraising in an effort to keep
municipal costs low.
Your brick purchase will not only help to
defray our costs but will leave a lasting legacy of your
dedication to beautifying our Village by helping us build our
Thank You For Your Donation!